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Aaron Aumick – mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

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They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. In 21 year-old Aaron Aumick’s case, that couldn’t be more accurate. Both Aaron and his father are volunteer firefighters AND carpenters. So are Aaron’s grandfather and great grandfather, making Aaron a fourth generation firefighter and carpenter. “Since I was a kid I always wanted to…

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2017 Work Ethic Scholarship Announcement

For the last several weeks, The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has been evaluating a towering pile of applications for this year’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program. I’m happy to say the selection process is finally complete. I’m even happier to announce that we’ll be able to assist more individuals this year than ever before. Thanks to the incredible…

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Daniel Zdroik– mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

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When Daniel Zdroik was a sophomore in high school he took a “Heavy Metal Tour.” No, he wasn’t the front man for a heavy metal band; far from it – Dan liked to play guitar but he was a self-described “shy kid who kept to himself.” This Heavy Metal Tour was part of the Wisconsin…

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Ricky Gunderson – mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

Ricky Gunderson WES Success Story

Ricky Grunderson grew up in the quiet town of Kane, Pennsylvania. As a kid he loved being outdoors. It didn’t matter what Ricky was doing, if he was outside, he was happy. Things changed in the 4th grade. Ricky seemed to always have a cold or flu. He lost weight, became lethargic, and appeared jaundiced….

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Andrei Muntean – Work Ethic Scholarship Winner & New Certified Electrical Tech

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Seven years before Andrei Muntean was born, his grandparents immigrated to the United States from Arad, Romania. Andrei’s parents remained in Romania with the hope that one day, they would follow. When Andrei was 4, his father went to the American embassy in Bucharest and applied for a visa to join his parents. That was…

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Michael McCrain mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship Recipient – Future Auto Shop Owner

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Michael McCrain just plain loves cars. It started when he was 7 years old. Many hours were spent sitting in his grandfather’s driveway watching Pop-Pop and his Uncle Jamie work on cars. They would fix their own cars, friends’ cars, and neighbors’ cars. Mike would watch, ask questions, and sometimes help – mostly by handing…

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